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More Than 300 Atlanta Seniors to Receive COVID-19 Vaccines at JenCare in Decatur

WHO: More than 300 at-risk Decatur area residents, primarily Medicare-eligible seniors ages 65 and older; 20 JenCare Senior Medical Center volunteers, including doctors, nurse practitioners, medical assistants and operations leaders; District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson; staff from DeKalb Board of Health and DeKalb Human Services Department; ChenMed Regional Chief Medical Officer, James Harrington, M.D.; JenCare Drs. Schuyler Livingston (bilingual English/Spanish), Ijeoma Ejigiri, Evelyn Campbell-Bayaan, and Ingrid Da Costa (blingual English/Spanish).

WHAT: COVID-19 vaccinations will be safely administered on a first come, first served basis as a community service. The one-day mass-vaccination event is being led by JenCare Senior Medical Center primary care physicians working closely with community partners to vaccinate thousands of most-at-risk Atlanta elderly residents during the past 10 weeks.

Strong visuals of seniors and other resident adults getting their lives back by receiving COVID-19 vaccinations. Spot-on commentary by doctors regarding why it remains vital for Atlantans to become fully vaccinated and what new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention mask-wearing guidelines mean. View/download/use broadcast quality b-roll of seniors being vaccinated from recent JenCare vaccination event in Norfolk, Va. or high-resolution images JenCare will provide for VO reporting.

WHEN: Monday, May 24, 2021,11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

WHERE: JenCare Senior Medical Center – Parking Lot
2124 Candler Road, Decatur, GA 30032

WHY: See May 07, 2021 news release announcing extraordinary protection against COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations, and zero COVID-19 deaths among 25,000 fully-vaccinated seniors benefiting from high-touch primary care. Results include local JenCare Senior Medical Center patient data.

HOW: JenCare Senior Medical Center is part of ChenMed, a medical practice transforming care of the neediest populations through 75 centers in 10 states. The company’s JenCare, Dedicated, and JenCare Senior Medical Centers are rapidly advancing COVID-19 vaccination initiatives targeting thousands of underserved seniors, in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia.

CONTACTS: James Brown | | 305-310-7214
Michelle Murphy-Ogletree | | 404-520-5986 @ venue
Carmalitha Gumbs | | 404-372-3581 @ venue
Beltus Ntopi | | 404-538-9072 @ venue